Excellence Scholarship for Master programmes at ETH Zurich

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[Study in Switzerland] ETH Zurich supports excellent students wishing to pursue a Master’s degree at ETH with two scholarship programmes: Excellence Scholarship & Opportunity Programme (ESOP) and Master Scholarship Programme (MSP).

Level: Master
Study at: ETH Zurich, Switzerland
International applicants: available
Amount: CHF 1,750 per month
Deadline: 15 December 2013
Course starts: 2014

Description

Excellence Scholarship & Opportunity Programme / Master Scholarship Programme

ETH Zurich supports excellent students wishing to pursue a Master’s degree at ETH with two scholarship programmes:

Under the Excellence Scholarship & Opportunity Programme (ESOP) students receive a special scholarship for the duration of their programme as well as specific supervision. The scholarship covers the full study and living costs during their Master’s degree course.

Under the Master Scholarship Programme (MSP) students receive a partial stipend during their Master’s degree course and the offer of an assistantship.

Scholarship amount and duration

The Excellence Scholarship consists of a grant covering living and study expenses (CHF 1,750 per month) as well as a tuition fee waiver. The scholarship begins when the student commences his or her Master’s degree and is awarded for the regular duration of the Master’s programme (three or four semesters). It is awarded independently of the scholarship holder’s financial situation.

The Master Scholarship Programme consists of a partial stipend for living and study expenses (CHF 850 per month during the first semester and CHF 600 per month from the second semester onwards) as well as a tuition fee waiver. After the first semester there is the possibility of taking on an assistantship (with a payment of CHF 600 per month).

The scholarship begins when the student commences his or her Master’s degree and is awarded for the regular duration of the Master’s programme (three or four semesters). It is awarded independently of the scholarship holder’s financial situation. The Master Scholarship Programme requires a financial contribution from the scholarship holder.

Eligibility

The scholarship programmes are open to excellent students both from the ETH and from other universities (national and international) wishing to pursue their Master’s degree at ETH Zurich. The prerequisite is a very good result in their Bachelor’s. Students must belong to the best 10 percent of their Bachelor’s programme.

How to Apply

The application consists of

All information provided in the application must be complete and correct. The pre-proposal for the Master’s thesis must be developed by the applicant him/herself and use established scientific citation practice (see here for further information ).

Application Deadline

Application deadline for the Excellence Scholarship for Master programmes starting in 2014 is 15 December 2013 (date of postmark). Late applications cannot be considered.

More Information

For further scholarship information visit the official website: https://www.ethz.ch/en/studies/financial/scholarships/excellencescholarship.html

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